RecFest 2022

Stages at RecFest 23

Be a part of the Conversation

RecFest is back on the 6th of July, revisiting sunny Knebworth! Returning with all the same amazing festival vibes but with the freshest content, RecFest23 promises to be jam packed with the very best thought leaders and industry innovators, from across the globe! 

And you can join them.

Whether you’re part of a Talent team looking for ways to up your hiring game, or a resourcing leader checking out the latest HR tech offerings, you’ll find the perfect platform for your in-house recruitment recces.

Featuring 10 stages with over 100 speaker sessions, wherever you go you’ll be at the forefront of some of the hottest discussions and debates within the TA sector. From returning fan favourites such as The Hiring Success and Disrupt stages, to exciting new offerings at the Start Up Village, there’s a stage for you!


The Inspire Stage

Hear the inspirational, apply the practical

Get your office take-homes at the Inspire Stage, an absolute institution of thought provoking stories and ideas!

The stage that set the tone of #Recfest22, played host to THAT Torin Ellis talk and culminated in the industry’s most legendary after party, The Inspire Stage should be on every RecFester’s dance card.



The #ExcellenceInTA Stage

Celebrate excellence within Talent Acquisition

#ExcellenceInTA, gold standard practices that industry professionals can be proud of.

The name says it all at the #ExcellenceInTA Stage, the tableaux of talks on innovation and experiences within the TA community. Hear from leading practitioners as well as rising stars and be part of the conversation on challenges within the industry – and how to over come them, together..

The Inclusive Hiring Stage

Making noise for the voices that should be heard

Formed from the roots of the DEI event inclusive hiring, which featured the likes of Torin Ellis, Dr J Harrison, Mark Lomas and more. The Inclusive Hiring stage will feature world-renowned DEI experts and showcase an eclectic blend of perspectives. The Inclusive Stage is a springboard for people to gain much-needed awareness and make the world of work better for everyone.


Hiring Success Stage

The Definitive Stage for Hiring Success

Hiring is at the heart of Talent so it’s a no brainer that we’d take the literal book on it and turn it into a whole stage.  

From the think tanks that brought the Definitive Guide to Hiring Success comes The Hiring Success Stage. We are bowled over to have SmartRecruiters return to RecFest and knowledge drop the industry’s how- to guide on hiring – all on one easy to consume stage! Come along to hear TA leaders give you the low down on recruitment strategy, whatever stage of the hiring journey you’re at! 

The EVP Stage

Become the MVP of your employer brand

The business world loves an abbreviation. Go beyond the bear bones basics of what EVP stands for at RecFest’s dedicated Employer Brand.

The EVP Stage will cover everything from defining your values, bolstering your branding, and how to bring your company culture to life, all from the mouths of the industry’s best known EVP champions.

The RL100 Stage

The leaders of today, teaching the leaders of tomorrow

The Resourcing Leaders community are coming together to run their own stage at RecFest 2022. With their wealth of both knowledge and experience, you will get the chance to hear first hand insight from TA’s brightest minds. An expansion of its 2019 debut, the RL100 Stage will offer both current and future leaders alike the opportunity to listen and learn from the Europe’s top Resourcing Leaders.

Disrupt Stage

Challenges proposed and challenges solved

We all love a bit of tech, especially if it makes our lives easier! Find out a bit more from the people behind the screens at the Disrupt Stage.

From candidate application tracking, right through to onboarding, The Disrupt stage will feature tech brands that can aid you in every step of the hiring process.

The TA Insight Stage

Join Talent make a glorious RecFest return!

TA leaders assemble, join the industry’s favourite ‘plug and play’ recruiters at their very own stage and get some serious insight into The Great TA Debate.  

Join Talent’s TA Insight Stage will play host to internationally recognised & engaging experts as they dive into some of the most challenging and exciting topics TA Leaders, and aspiring TA leaders, face in 2023 and beyond.

Can’t wait until RecFest to see them? Check out their TA Insights Series here.

The Showcase Stage

Breakout stars and future titans

The Showcase stage will feature technologies currently breaking the mould through case-Study led presentations featuring both vendor and practitioners telling the story of how they worked together to find an optimal solution.

The Startup Village Stage

Come for the competition, stay for the Start Ups

RecFest23 sees the launch of the new Startup Village Stage, an exciting and unique opportunity for sub 2 year tech companies to showcase the latest offerings in the recruitment tech sector.

Along with hearing from HR technology analysts, futurologists and investors, you’ll also get to play witness to the first RecFest competition! 10 start ups will compete in front of a panel of judges to win £50,000 worth of inventory. Come along to see the tech leaders of tomorrow.

Have a story you want to share at next year’s RecFest – Apply to Speak below.

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